The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 590 655 615
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -40
Permanent jobs citing 2G 23 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.039% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 3
Average salary £77,500 £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% +76.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.28%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 7 - - 1
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 47 (100.00%) 3G
2 45 (95.74%) Telecoms
3 37 (78.72%) 4G
4 35 (74.47%) Network Architecture
5 31 (65.96%) SS7
6 27 (57.45%) Internet
7 26 (55.32%) Degree
8 23 (48.94%) MVNO
9 14 (29.79%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (29.79%) LTE
10 13 (27.66%) Change Control
11 12 (25.53%) UMTS
12 11 (23.40%) Fault Management
13 8 (17.02%) Huawei
13 8 (17.02%) Operations Management
14 7 (14.89%) Diameter Protocol
14 7 (14.89%) SQL
14 7 (14.89%) Oracle
15 6 (12.77%) Linux
15 6 (12.77%) Ericsson
15 6 (12.77%) Veritas
15 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
15 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (12.77%) Billing
16 5 (10.64%) Clustering
16 5 (10.64%) SIGTRAN
16 5 (10.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
16 5 (10.64%) TCAP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) 3G
2 37 (78.72%) 4G
3 31 (65.96%) SS7
4 27 (57.45%) Internet
5 23 (48.94%) MVNO
6 14 (29.79%) LTE
7 12 (25.53%) UMTS
8 7 (14.89%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (10.64%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (10.64%) TCAP
9 5 (10.64%) GSM
10 4 (8.51%) Wireless
11 3 (6.38%) VoLTE
11 3 (6.38%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (4.26%) IPX
12 2 (4.26%) WCDMA
12 2 (4.26%) GPRS
12 2 (4.26%) 3GPP
12 2 (4.26%) IPsec
12 2 (4.26%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 45 (95.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Billing
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Architect
2 18 (38.30%) Network Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Operations Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Manager
6 1 (2.13%) IT Architect
6 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (2.13%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) REST
1 1 (2.13%) SOAP
1 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Handset
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Telematics
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Network Architecture
2 14 (29.79%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (27.66%) Change Control
4 11 (23.40%) Fault Management
5 8 (17.02%) Operations Management
6 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.38%) ITIL
10 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (2.13%) Business Development
11 1 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (2.13%) Matrix Management
11 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Huawei
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Ericsson
3 6 (12.77%) Veritas
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Nokia
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Intel
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